For Residents and the Community
OEH aims to guide the community to achieve and maintain a healthy environment.
- NSW Environment Protection Authority
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was established in February 2012 as a statutory authority with an independent governing Board. This website contains information about environmental regulation and protection managed by the EPA.
- SUEZ Environnement
SUEZ Environnement is a major solid waste and industrial liquid waste service provider to the greater metropolitan Sydney.
Global renewables Ur-R3 waste processing facility
The UR-3R facility is where all domestic waste in Blacktown City is sent to be processed.
- Planet Ark
Planet Ark's aim is to show people and business the many ways that they can reduce their day-to-day impact on the environment.
The website is supported by a Hotline (1300 763 768). this site enables both the public and business, in particular small to medium size businesses to quickly find the location of nearby drop off facilities and pick up services for reuse and recycling of over 100 material categories, including timber, plastic, paper and cardboard, metals, soil/fill, electrical and electronic equipment etc.
Education- schools and groups
Cool Australia is a not for profit organisation that provides award winning, curriculum-linked free access* resources for teachers and students.
The Green Lane Diary is Green Cross Australia's award-winning education program for primary school children. It is a free program aligned to the national curriculum for years 3-7. Designed by industry experts and education specialists, the diary empowers children to learn about the environment through positive action at home, at school and in the community.
SCRAP stands for School Communities Recycling All Paper. We are a non-profit body. We exist to help schools become environmentally-friendly and encourage you - whether you are a student, a teacher or a member of the wider school community - to understand how to do this better.
- Keep New South Wales Beautiful
Keep New South Wales Beautiful motivates people to enhance the quality of their environment through personal effort and community action.
- Rethink Waste Wise Education Centre
Rethink is a centre based education program focusing on the environmental benefits of waste and litter minimisation.
- The Gould League
The Gould League is one of Australia's leading Environmental Education Organisations. The Gould League seeks to create on-the-ground measurable improvements to the environment through its Education Programs, Consultancy, Publications and other activities.
Re-Use and Recycling
- Blacktown NSW Freecycle
The Blacktown NSW group is open to all who want to "recycle" that special something rather than throw it away. Whether it's a chair, a fax machine, piano or an old door, feel free to post it. Or maybe you're looking to acquire something yourself!"
If you can't find what you are looking for, or you'd like to talk to someone about recycling something from home or acquiring someone else's treasure, you can call the Recycling Near You Hotline on 1300 733 712.
This is a free classifieds site, which allows you to sell your unwanted goods.
- Visy Recycling
Recycle paper, cardboard, glass, steel, plastics, liquid, paperboard and aluminium.
‘FoodWise’ is DoSomething’s national campaign to reduce the environmental impact of Australia’s food consumption. Foodwise wants Australians to become more educated and informed about the food that they eat. Get some tasty recipes, learn more about where your food comes from and how to reduce your food waste.